The Global Conventions Division coordinates and presents
numerous workshops and conferences internationally and throughout
the year, designed to focus on the impact of technology and
market trends on the connector, cable assembly, backplane
and interconnect industries.
The Fleck Connection Congress (FCC)
is the only technological
management conference of its kind and has become the eminent
annual global summit meeting for senior executives and top-level
strategists of manufacturers, suppliers, OEMS, distributors
and contract manufacturers involved in connectors, cable assemblies,
backplanes and interconnect devices. The FCC provides a forum
where industry leaders are able to broaden their knowledge
of the industry as well as network with other executives in
order to construct their long-term strategies.
Distribution Congress (FDC) provides information
on distributor point-of-sale by product type, distributor
inventory turns, gross profit margins and geographic region
breakdowns. Also discussed are the strengths, weaknesses and
business strategies of leading connector manufacturers. Attendees
obtain information on where connectors and cable assemblies
are utilized as well as path-to-market analysis and globalization.
Materials Conference (FMC) provides industry
information to materials and connector specifier of connector
manufacturers and OEMS. Attendees include stampers, molders,
platers, resin manufacturers, metals manufacturers, engineers
on the edge of materials technology, and other raw material
suppliers. Topics covered at this convention include technological
and market trends affecting metals, plastics and contact platings
used in connector manufacturing and changes in materials requirements.
Various workshops are held throughout the United States.,
Europe, Japan and the Pacific Rim/Asia focusing on pressing
technology topics, and select on-site presentations to OEMs
and suppliers are conducted as well.
Select on-site presentations to OEMs and suppliers are tailored
to address the clients' specific needs.